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Average Late-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Human Resources (HR) Skills Salary

$99,987
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,266
Bonus
$23,000
Commission
$5,556
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The average salary for a Late-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Human Resources (HR) skills is $99,987.
10%
$66k
MEDIAN
$100k
90%
$145k
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$66k - $145k
Bonus
$2k - $28k
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$2k - $20k
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$0 - $23k
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$65k - $159k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Directors Do?

Human Resources (HR) Director Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.
  • Plan, direct and manages all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.

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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Planning and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits & Compensation and Employee Relations.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,054 based on 19 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,501 based on 679 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,984 based on 1,021 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,665 based on 1,980 salaries.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (21.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,699 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.5%
Early Career
18.4%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
53.5%